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Re: Be Prepared ?

Originally Posted by knuterikt View Post
If I remeber this correct it was 3m = 18 feet waves.

He was only 300 m away from the RIB, he found that to be able to swim back he would have had to let air out of his PFD (he did not).

He was put back on his RIB, but abandoned his planned trip and went for the nearest port.

Three meters is roughly nine feet nine inches or 9 and 3/4 feet. With a little foam on top let's say 10 feet.

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